Islamophobia Boosts ISIS

(The Intercept) – Robert Mackey:

An Iraqi college student was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight in Los Angeles this month and interrogated by the FBI because a fellow passenger overheard him speaking Arabic during the boarding process.

The student, Khairuldeen Makhzoomi, a senior at the University of California, Berkeley, was granted asylum in the United States after his father was killed by Saddam Hussein’s secret police. He told The Intercept that he wants Americans to know about what happened to him because the current wave of anti-Muslim hysteria in the United States is counterproductive, since it reinforces the propaganda of the Islamic extremists. Americans who see all Muslims as potential terrorists, he said, are “playing straight into the rhetoric of the Islamic State – they fall into the trap.” …

theintercept 2016/04/18 hysteria

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